*The New York Film Festival has announced that its closing night film will be “Flight,” which stars Denzel Washington as a pilot who saves almost all his passengers after a nearly miraculous crash landing.


Directed by Robert Zemeckis, the Paramount Pictures film’s also includes Melissa Leo, Kelly Reilly, John Goodman and Don Cheadle. It will screen at the New York festival on Oct. 14, and open in general release Nov. 2.

The New York Film Festival runs Sept. 28 – Oct. 14 at Lincoln Center. Organizers expect to announce more titles in the coming days.

Watch the trailer for “Flight” below: